* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
Dismiss
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Richard III

Richard III

"Now is the winter of our discontent..."

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

Of course you want to know about the most famous lines of the play. We talk about the "winter of our discontent" speech in "Characters: Richard III," which is where you should head now if you want to know what we think about it.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement